I’m No Longer Scared of Becoming a 40-Year-Old Woman

Bring it, middle age

Charlie Brown
Bitchy
Published in
5 min readMar 26, 2024

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Society will tell you that getting older is not a natural, beautiful thing.

It will tell you it’s freaking terrifying.

We all know this. We’ve all heard stories about the rise of preventative botox and Sephora kids. And we certainly know it’s much harder to age as a woman.

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Charlie Brown
Bitchy
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Writer of opinions. Wine & food pro. Editor of Rooted, a Medium food & drink pub.. Niche-avoidant. Also at thesaucemag.substack.com